Chairman of the Board
George A. Mangiaracina was elected as a director on July 17, 2018. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since August 2018, and prior to that, he was President in March 2018. Previously, Mr. Mangiaracina had been Executive Vice President and Managing Director of IMH since January 2015, reporting directly to the CEO. He serves on the IMH Executive, Risk and Capital Markets Committees and has assisted in capital raise activities, strategic initiatives and relationship management of IMH’s capital markets counterparties. Prior to joining IMH, Mr. Mangiaracina spent over 20 years in the securities and mortgage banking industries. From 1992 to 2008 and from 2009 to December 2013, he served as a Managing Director of UBS and Deutsche Bank, respectively. While at UBS, Mr. Mangiaracina was responsible for the proprietary trading and financing of a portfolio of residential whole loans, and structured warehouse and term facilities across an array of asset classes; including aircraft, auto, franchise receivables and manufactured housing. While at Deutsche Bank, Mr. Mangiaracina successfully managed and liquidated residential legacy loan portfolios and managed related risk and counterparty exposures. During 2014, he advised financial institutions regarding treasury and capital markets activities and structuring. Prior to 1992, Mr. Mangiaracina was a Manager with Arthur Andersen & Co. and practiced as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. Mr. Mangiaracina earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Fordham University, College of Business Administration. The Company believes that Mr. Mangiaracina’s financial and business experience, including his past senior executive positions and operating experience with real estate and finance companies, give him the qualifications and skills to serve as a director.